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River Region United Way President & CEO Jimmy Hill Announces Resignation

United Way President & CEO Jimmy Hill – Photo from River Region United Way Facebook page River Region United Way has announced that President and CEO Jimmy Hill has announced his resignation effective June 1. Hill says he has accepted a statewide position in an area of personal interest to him. “The Board is grateful for Jimmy Hill’s years of…

River Region United Way Presents Millions to Non-Profit Agencies

The River Region United Way has presented more than $2.34 million to fund 85 programs operated by more than 40 non-profit agencies throughout the River Region. A total of $2,341,717 in program funding was announced at a special event this afternoon. Of that, $666,317 was awarded for health-focused programs; $478,855 in education-related programming; and $1,196,545 to programs addressing financial stability/basic…

River Region United Way Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign

The River Region United Way is celebrating 95 years in the community and today the organization kicked off its 2018 fundraising campaign. In the 95 years in Montgomery the outreach methods have evolved, but the needs are constant. “You’re always going to have homelessness and poverty, and education issues so it’s crucial for organizations like the united way to continue…

United Way Day Of Action Kicks Off Early At Davis Elementary

This Thursday, June 21st  is the United Way’s ‘Day of Action’, where organizations across the country will come together to lend a helping hand.  The River Region United Way is taking action a little early starting with children’s literacy. The group recruited nearly 100 volunteers to serve on June 18-21, assisting with children’s literacy activities as part of the summer program…

River Region United Way Day of Action

It may be summertime but you won’t find any empty classrooms at Davis Elementary School as they host the Wild for Reading program this week.  The River Region United Way is partnering to encourage students to read more. Students are taking part in reading activities, arts & crafts and even character parades.  News Anchor Stefanie Hicks and Meteorologist Ryan Stinnett…

Veteran In Tallapoosa Gets New Kitchen After Contractor Leaves His Old One Wrecked

U.S. Marine corp veteran Ricky Wyckoff, hired a contractor to remodel his kitchen before he was admitted to the VA clinic for several months. He expected to come home to a brand new kitchen. Instead, he came home to what he calls a huge disappointment. “It was unsatisfactory, it was unacceptable, there was no sink, there was holes in the…

United Way Launches Annual Campaign in River Region

The River Region United Way benefits people across the river region and they need your help to continue their work. The group announced their annual fundraiser campaign this morning. The River Region United Way works to support the community by helping under served resident meet their basic needs. The River Region United Way funds around 40 agencies across the area to…